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SIU HealthCare Opens New Hypertension Clinic
SIU HealthCare Opens New Hypertension Clinic

“Patients who must take multiple medications, find it difficult to control their high blood pressure or are concerned they may have a secondary cause for their hypertension are urged to contact the new clinic, which will take appointments on Wednesday and Thursdays. More

Dr. Laurent Brard
Could Flaxseed Prevent a Recurrence of Ovarian Cancer?

“We already know the various health benefits offered by flaxseed, such as reducing the risk of heart disease and inflammation,” said Dr. Laurent Brard, chief of Gynecological Oncology and the principal investigator of the clinical trial. More

Dean J. Kevin Dorsey
Dean and Provost Dr. Kevin Dorsey to Step Down

"I am proud of the work that we have done together in my time as dean," Dorsey said. "I believe we are well positioned for the future." More

Dr. Shaheen Alanee
SIU Med School Is Exclusive Site for Bladder Cancer Clinical Trial

Dr. Shaheen Alanee, head of urologic oncology and a member of Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at SIU, said the trial is for aggressive, high-risk superficial bladder cancer that has not invaded the muscle of the wall of the bladder.More

East Side Farmer's Market Car Seat Safety United Way 211 School Physical SIU Cosmetic Clinic Food Bank Drive Springfield Homeless Shelters

Healthy Dose Blog

Create school lunches with a slice of nutrition

To help your kids continue to eat healthy while at school, SIU School of Medicine registered dietitian Cheryl Burns answered some common questions parents have about packing their kids’ lunches.More

Losing popcorn, finding hope: A Springfield couple’s journey to parenthood

According to RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association, one in eight U.S. couples of childbearing age is diagnosed with infertility.More

Childhood mental disorders

Childhood mental disorders change the way a child typically learns, behaves or handles emotion.More

Osteoporosis: Bad to the bone

Eight million women in the U.S. have osteoporosis, says the National Osteoporosis Foundation. More

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